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Undergraduate 1
09/14/2015

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Akhal Teke
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Less than 2000 purebreds in the world; Marco Polo said foundation sire was Alexander the Great's horse, Bucephalus
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Albino
Definition
Foals born white
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Alter-Real
Definition
High-strung temperament; does well in dressage; carries Andalusia breeding
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American Buckskin
Definition
Descendants of Norwegian Dun and Spanish Sorraia
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American Cream
Definition
Color Breed
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American Quarter Horse
Definition
Oldest of American breeds; most versatile horse in the world; largest equine registry in the world; natural cow sense
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American Saddlebreed
Definition
Formerly Kentucky saddler, amiable; can perform several gaits; very showy
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American Warmblood
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Relatively new breed; common crosses are Thoroughbred/draft or Thoroughbred/warmblood
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American Standardbred
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Developed as trotter/pacer; direct line can be traced to one male, Messanger
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American White
Definition
Color breed; not true albino
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Clydesdale
Definition
Displays action, popular in big hitches, much feathering on the foot, regularly exported frm britian to wherever horses are needed for over 100 years (see Figure 1-16)
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Connemara
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Hardy, sure-footed
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Dales
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Very hardy, good for children, used as workhorse
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Dartmoor
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Used for pack ponies in the mines of England , good for childeren
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Dutch Warmblood
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Mix of Groningen and Gelderland breeds, willing temperment
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Felly Pony
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Very Hardy, all-purpose horse
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French Saddle Horse
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Descended from Anglo-Norman studs, developed as a competitiment
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Friesian
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Used by knights of old, have heavily feathered legs, breed lightened for carriage and sport horse, tail and mane my touch ground
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Gotlae oldest nd
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One of the oldest breeds, excellent youth horse, jumper, trotter
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Hackney
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Trotting horse, good carriage horse
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Hackney
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Flamboyant pacers, usually used in shows and harness, distinctive trotting action
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Haflinger
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All of today's Haflingers are traced back to foundation sire, 249 Folic, family horse
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Oldest and purest breed after the Arabian, found 710 A.D. Almost extinct in 1830s. They were used for mounted bullfighters. No arab blood.
Definition
Andalusian
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Bred by Nez Perce. third largest breed. popular in USA. and Ausrailia.
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Appaloosa
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Large nostrils, long eyelashes, for desert conditiotns. They have one less vertebre than other breeds. These infulenced all other light horse breeds. Dished faces. Oldest purebreed.
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Arabian
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Used to strengthen other breeds,forrunner of thoroughbred.
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Bard
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Long curly coat, milking ability.
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Bashkir
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Desendant of medieval great horses, powerful.
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Belgian
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Developed by Native Americans of Tennesse, North Carolina and Oaklahoma. Cow ponies.
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Chickasaw
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Versatile, hardy, easy keepers.
Definition
Cleveland Bay
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Norwgian Fjord Pony
Definition
Gentle, Primitive looking horse; Hardy, still used as farm ponies
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Oldenburg
Definition
Tallest and heaviest German warmblood
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Paint
Definition
All paints must be siredby a quarter horse,registeredpaint,or Thoroughbred.
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Palomino
Definition
Not possible to breed true color, first color registry
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Paso Fino
Definition
Show the narural lateral 4-beat gaits
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Percheron
Definition
Slight Arab featuresin the face, most popular carthorse in world
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Pervuian Paso
Definition
Can carry a rider a long distance,not easily tired,has unique gait
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Pinto
Definition
Associated with native americans
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Pony of the Americas (POA)
Definition
Cross between Appaloosa and Shetland;good for young riders, one of the newest breeds
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Shetland
Definition
Gentle, very hardy, popular wiht children
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Spanish barb
Definition
Three strains recognized: buckshot and scare face
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Spotted saddle
Definition
All around horse good posture
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Suffolk
Definition
Made as a workhorse,smaller than a draft horse
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Swedish warmblood
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Good saddle horse;competes well in dressage
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Tennessee walking horse
Definition
Bred for confit while riding;good beginning horse
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Throughbred
Definition
Bred for racing must be handled carefully
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Trakehner
Definition
Considered best looking of all German warmbloods; does well in sports
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Welsh pony
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Hardy; good jumper, influenced good trotter
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W├╝rttemburg
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Works on small mountain farms
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Shire
Definition
Docile; can be around children,tallest horse;popular as a team
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Hanoverian
Definition
Dominate in international competition; stable and willing temperament.
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Highland
Definition
Very versatile; sturdy, sure-footed.
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Holstein
Definition
One of the oldest warmbloods from great horse types; competes well; good carriage horse.
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Lipizzaner
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Famous horses from Spanish riding school of Vienna, performing haute ecole riding; great athletic ability, performing "airs above the ground"
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Lusitano
Definition
Bred from Andalusian stock; used for bullfighting.
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Missouri fox trotter
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Natural ability for specialized gate; comfortable ride.
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Morab
Definition
Cross of Morgan and Arabian breeds only.
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Morgan
Definition
One common foundation sire, Justin Morgan of Massachusetts; works very well under harness or saddle.
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Mustang
Definition
Original cow pony; feral horses of America West; small but tuff; Native Americans used extensively.
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New forest
Definition
Very hardy; good family pony; allowed to run wild most of the year; easy to train.
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